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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots except east 25 over northern sections this morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 30 late overnight except variable 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind northeast 30 except variable 15 to 20 over southern sections Monday.

Snow or rain.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 rising to zero to plus 4 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 13 April 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western and northern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5213N
5203W to 5510N 5227W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6155N 5254W to 6101N 5312W to 5938N
5115W to 5840N 4909W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western and northern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 13 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4550N 5410W to 4530N 4810W to 4625N 4635W to 5025N
4625W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NDT 14 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move to lie
over Northwest Labrador Sea on Monday. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterlies ahead of the trough will diminish to moderate to
strong southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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